Permitting, Inspections and Enforcement


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Welcome to the Department of Permitting, Inspections and Enforcement (DPIE)!

DPIE is the result of an initiative to streamline county government operations in the areas of permitting, business licensing, inspections and property code enforcement.​​

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Important:  ePlan/ProjectDox System UNAVAILABLE over the Weekend

Prince George’s County ePlan/ProjectDox 9.1 Test Environment Upgrade is Scheduled for Saturday, December 8, 2018, 6 PM to 12 AM.  During this time, the ProjectDox system will be unavailable.   For questions or concerns over the weekend, please contact Robbi Das at (301) 456–6876; or Tia Collins at (301) 636–2066 during regular office hours.

As the ProjectDox/ ePlan upgrade to Version 9.1 progresses, please keep track of your changes to existing cases in case of technical errors.  To help you navigate through the program, our staff has created an "ePlan New Features Quick Guide."  Also, Avolve has created a more detailed "ePlan User Guide."

If you are experiencing issues with seeing or reviewing your design(s) in their Drawing Folders or unable to view Reports, review your Internet Trust/Permission settings and Firewall settings.  Please review the attached "Implementing ProjectDox (ePlan) v. 9" guide with your IT Team or Provider.

We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your patience.  For questions or concerns, please call (301) 636–2066.


Community Partners Questions and Answers, Fall 2018

At the September meeting, DPIE took written questions so we could post all responses online for reference.  Please direct further inquiries to Avis Thomas-Lester, DPIE Public Information Officer, at


FREE ePlan Customer Training - NEW DATE

Thursday, December 13, 2018
10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Department of Permitting, Inspections and Enforcement
9400 Peppercorn Place
Conference Room 217
Largo, MD 20774

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DPIE is offering monthly ePlan Customer Training to show how to complete online applications and upload plans for review in our ePlan system.  November's ePlan Customer Training has been moved to December 13th.

Seating is limited and offered on a first call, first-served basis. All those who wish to attend training on December 13 need to reply no later than November 29th by clicking the activities link.  You may also send an e-mail to one of the following contacts or call the phone number:

To cancel or reschedule, please notify one of the above persons via e-mail or call the phone number.

Please Note:  If there are less than 5 people signed up for a training, the class will be cancelled; people who signed up to attend will be notified and moved to the following month's class.

All customers scheduled to attend an ePlan Customer Training session must print out a copy of the "ePlan Applicant User Guide" to bring to the class.

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NOTICE:  MHIC Procedure Changes

All applicants using Maryland Home Improvement Commission (MHIC) contractors are required to follow the procedures indicated below:

• Submit a letter on company letterhead from the MHIC licensed contractor indicating:  MHIC license number; date of letter; MHIC licensed contractor’s name and signature; and list of person(s) authorized to obtain permits with their license.  

• The identification of each contractor and their designee will be verified to ensure validity of license and authorization by the MHIC licensed contractor.

Should you have any questions regarding this notice, please call 301-636-2050.


Permitting and Licensing & Building Plan Review Division Application Intake Hours

Day Hours
Operational Intake
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday
8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Operational Intake
Wednesday 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Residential Walk-thru
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday
8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Commercial Walk-thru Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Residential/Commercial Walk-thru
Wednesday 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Divisional Office Hours

Division Day Hours
Site/Road Plan Review
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
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